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Climate Dispatch: Businesses For Climate Action and Flood Recovery

Climate Dispatch: Businesses For Climate Action and Flood Recovery

Welcome back to the Climate Dispatch! This week was once again chock-full of important testimony on H.289, the Renewable Energy Standard modernization bill, S.213, a climate resilience bill to better protect wetlands and river corridors and enhance dam safety,...

Paying for the Costs of Climate Change

Paying for the Costs of Climate Change

Another legislative week has flown by, with many important conversations happening about our climate and energy priorities. On today’s Climate Dispatch we talk with Senator Anne Watson, Vice Chair of the Senate Natural Resources & Energy committee about the...

Modernizing the Renewable Energy Standard Takes Center Stage

Modernizing the Renewable Energy Standard Takes Center Stage

Welcome back to the Climate Dispatch. We’ve had a busy week at the State House and we’re excited to share the highlights with you. On Wednesday, 19 environmental organizations came together to share the 2024 Environmental Common Agenda. Clean energy, climate...

Session Commences and Key Priorities

Session Commences and Key Priorities

The 2024 Vermont legislative session has officially commenced. 2023 was a year of catastrophic weather events for Vermont, and that leaves the Legislature with a lot of work to do to help our communities recover and become more resilient. In our inaugural weekly...

Overriding the Governor’s Veto of S.5

Overriding the Governor’s Veto of S.5

Late yesterday, Governor Scott vetoed S.5, the Affordable Heat Act, after months of hard work by the Legislature to carefully design a program that delivers cleaner, more affordable, healthier heating choices to all Vermonters. The bill is now headed back to the...